A man in his 40s was injured
this morning after his car rolled on the M5 near the Racecourse
Road in Kenilworth in the
It is understood that the man
had lost control of his vehicle, causing it to roll.
ER24 spokesperson, Russel
Meiring said in a statement “ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene just after
09h30 and found the light motor vehicle laying on its side on the side of the
On inspection, paramedics
discovered that the driver was still inside his vehicle.
Emergency services managed to
break the windshield, allowing the man to climb out of the car.
Once out, paramedics assessed
the man and found that he had sustained moderate injuries.
The man was treated for his
injuries and thereafter transported by ER24 to Victoria Hospital for
Local authorities were on scene
for further investigations.
Meanwhile, eleven people have died and seven others
were injured in an accident near Harding in southern KwaZulu-Natal, transport officials said today.
KwaZulu-Natal Road Traffic Inspectorate spokeswoman
Zinhle Mngomezulu said that a bakkie overturned late on Sunday afternoon along
the D1079 road, about 10 kilometres southeast of Harding.
The fatalities included 10 females. Two of the dead
KwaZulu-Natal health spokesman Desmond Motha
said the children were a three-year-old toddler and a three-month-old baby.
Seven people were taken to St Andrew’s District Hospital in Harding.
All were described as being in a serious condition.
Mngomezulu said the 18 people had been travelling
in an Isuzu bakkie with a Ladysmith registration when the tragedy occurred.
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